Best Home Theatres Under Rs.5,000 (April 2020)

by | Apr 3, 2020

Enjoying the visuals in a large screen TV doesn’t get immersive unless you have the right sound output.

Sound is as important as the visual quality and unfortunately most of the TV manufacturer’s haven’t given enough thought about this.

Not just TV’s, if you have a DVD/Blu-ray player at home and want to enjoy the movies thoroughly, having a capable home theatre system is a must.

Many people think these speaker systems cost a fortune to own, but no.

There are home theatre systems available at different price ranges and we’re here to bring you the curated list of the best five home theatre systems in the market priced under Rs.5,000.

If you want to read reviews on other price ranges as well, please check out our best lists on Best Home Theatres under different budget ranges from here.

Best Home Theatres in India under Rs.5,000

1. Zebronics BT4440Overall Best Pick
2. Philips SPA8140BRunner-Up Pick
3. F&D A180XValue for Money Home Theatre
4. Portronics Pure sound Pro 3Best Budget Soundbar Speaker
5. Intex 2622Honorable Mention

1. Zebronics BT4440

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Overall Best Pick
  • 4.1 speaker setup
  • Loud, bass heavy sound output
  • FM radio, USB and SD card slot

Zebronics is a popular Indian brand famous for its budget computer accessories such as keyboards and Bluetooth speakers.

The Zebronics BT4440 is an entry-level 4.1 home theatre system for one-upping your experience watching movies and TV shows at home with exceptional clarity sound output.

Design and Build Quality

As we have mentioned above, the Zebronics BT4440 is a 4.1 system. This means there are 4 component speakers and a subwoofer in this setup.

The entire build is of plastic and feels quite decent and is very lightweight.

The black colour with red accents looks very elegant. The company has also managed to fit in a multi-colour illumination LED on the subwoofer which looks elegant at night.

All the control buttons are mounted on the subwoofer chassis along with a LED display notifying the current volume level and track played.

This entry-level home theatre does come with a remote for wireless control as well.

Speakers and Sound Quality

The total rated power output of this home theatre is 60W RMS. This is significantly higher than most of the other home theatre systems in this price segment.

Covering a decent frequency response spectrum between 32-20000Hz, the sound output is excellent with deep bass and clean vocals.

The bass notes from the subwoofer are very punchy and the four speakers with built-in tweeters beautifully compliment these low end notes.

Be it movies or music playback, the Zebronics BT4440 does its job as advertised. There are no distortions in sound output even when the volume levels are set to the maximum.

Miscellaneous

The Zebronics BT4440 is a Bluetooth enabled home theatre system. This means you can connect home appliances such as TV and gadgets such as smartphones or tablets wirelessly to these speakers.

Apart from the wireless connectivity, there is a SD card slot and USB port to playback files independently through this speaker system.

Verdict

The Zebronics BT4440 is an all-round performer home theatre system priced just shy of Rs.5000.

This speaker system is suited to be a standalone audio entertainment source, thanks to the FM radio tuner, USB and SD card slots or can be hooked up with your TV as you may please. Rest assured, the sound quality is excellent.

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LED light illumination

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Feature rich remote control

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Digital LED display

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Average build quality

Specifications

Configuration4.1
Power Output60W RMS
USB Port1
BluetoothYes

 

2. Philips SPA8140B

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Runner Up Pick
  • Excellent instrument separation in sound output
  • FM radio, SD card and USB slot
  • Wireless streaming via Bluetooth

Philips is a major consumer electronics brand across the entire globe with a wide range of product lineup anywhere between hand trimmers to LED lights.

The Philips SPA8140B is an entry-level no frills home theatre setup affordably priced under Rs.5,000 in the Indian market.

Design and Build Quality

The Philips SPA8140B is not the best looking home theatre out there, period. The design is pretty bland to be honest.

The orange and the black colour scheme with the minimalistic approach might find some takers but not all.

However, the build quality is pretty good and every component feels durable and fabricated to last.

An orange LED information display is hidden behind the mesh textured grille in front the subwoofer for volume, track and FM station indication.

Speakers and Sound Quality

The Philips SPA8140B is a 4.1 home theatre system just like the Zebronics BT4440.

There are four component speakers along with a quarter five inch subwoofer in the mix for bass rich sound output.

The sound output from this home theatre from Philips is one of the best in the business and is certainly bound to satisfy all kinds of audiophiles out there.

The instrument stage separation is very much distinct and there is no overlapping between the lower and high end notes, resulting in a much clean audio output.

Miscellaneous

The level of bass in the sound can be controlled by a knob present in the back of the subwoofer.

There are no other manual controls on this speaker so using the supplied remote control is your only bet to do so.

This budget home theatre features the regular FM radio, USB and SD card slot as well.

There is aux in port that can be utilized to connect a multitude of devices.

Verdict

The Philips SPA8140B is a branded entry-level 4.1 home theatre system priced just under Rs.5,000.

This home theatre system delivers one of the best possible sound output, rich in bass and with clean vocals for an affordable price tag.

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Robust build quality

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Multi-function remote controly

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Aux-in port

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Bland design

Specifications

Configuration4.1
Power Output50W RMS
USB Port1
BluetoothYes

3. F&D A180X

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Value for Money Home Theatre
  • Natural bass output
  • Wireless Bluetooth connectivity
  • Plug n Play USB port

F&D is a name synonymous in the market for high quality speakers and sound systems.

The F&D A180X is a compact 2.1 home theatre system setup offering an unmatched audio experience for just under Rs.3000.

Design and Build Quality

The F&D A180X features a distinct design language with aggressive sharp lines which fill up the entire front section in the form of triangles.

The construction material used here is hard plastic and it feels very durable.

The subwoofer has a triangular cutout in the front with an orange LED display and few control buttons on top.

All the input and output ports are placed on the right side of the subwoofer.

Speakers and Sound Quality

As we have earlier said, the F&D is a sought after brand when it comes to speaker quality. This is mainly due to the quality of the speakers used.

Same is the case with the A180X home theatre system. This is a 2.1 system meaning you get two normal speakers and a subwoofer.

The total sound output from this 2.1 speaker setup is 65W which is surprisingly more than many of the 4.1 systems out there.

The sound quality feels very crisp and clean without any sort of distortions. The bass notes sound natural and doesn’t overpower neither the vocals nor the treble notes.

Miscellaneous

The F&D A180X comes with all the necessary features for a home theatre setup such as FM radio tuner and USB port, making it one of the versatile products out there.

Additionally, this 2.1 home theatre setup has Bluetooth connectivity on board to connect with your smartphones and televisions wirelessly.

Verdict

If you are a fan of natural bass, the F&D A180X delivers you the best value for money proposition under Rs.3,000.

The 25W subwoofer is one of the best you can get in this price point. Value added features such as Bluetooth connectivity, FM radio and USB port makes this purchase a no-brainer.

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Unique design

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Digital LED display

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Easy to access side mounted port

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No wall mounting brackets

Specifications

Configuration2.1
Power Output65W RMS
USB Port1
BluetoothYes

4. Portronics Pure Sound Pro 3

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Best Sound Bar Speaker
  • Soothing sound output
  • Up to 7 hours of battery life
  • One year warranty

Portronics speakers are very popular in the budget Bluetooth speaker market in India.

The Pure sound Pro 3 is a soundbar type Bluetooth speaker compatible with smartphones, televisions, laptops etc.

Design and Build Quality.

The Pure Sound Pro 3 is not exactly a home theatre system but more of a Bluetooth speaker.

But as more and more people are relying on such big Bluetooth sound bars as an additional accessory to their existing television setup, we thought we’d add this to the list as well.

As the name suggests, this is a soundbar. The speaker is shaped to be a rounded rectangular bar with a raised flat bottom.

The control buttons are placed on the right side and the input/output ports find their position in the back side.

Speakers and Sound Quality

The Portronics Sound Pro 3 features two 5W speakers on board to deliver stereo sound output.

The clever positioning of the two speakers adds to the stereo separation effect and offers good quality sound output.

The bass levels are satisfactory and the vocals come out clean and crisp.

There are no sound distortions from these speakers even at maximum volume levels.

Miscellaneous

The Portronics Sound Pro 3 comes with all the regular feature sets such as aux-in slot, USB port and FM radio.

There is an aux-in port for wired connectivity with this speaker. In case the device you want to hook up with this speaker doesn’t have Bluetooth connectivity, you can use this feature.

Battery life

The Portronics Sound Pro 3 is powered by a 2500mAh rechargeable battery inside. This battery will last around 7 hours per charge at moderate volume level.

This inbuilt battery is charged via a micro USB charging port and it takes around 2 hours to completely juice up the battery from zero to hundred percent.

Verdict

If you are interested in a budget soundbar bluetooth speaker with good audio output quality, the Portronics Pro sound 3 is an excellent choice.

The seven hour battery life along with the wired aux-in connectivity ensures you have a breakfree music listening experience.

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Portable form factor

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Aux in port

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FM, USB connectivity

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No memory card slot

Specifications

Configuration1.1
Power Output10W RMS
USB Port1
BluetoothYes

5. Intex 2622

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Honorable Mention
  • Affordable
  • Loud sound output
  • Aux audio input

Intex is an Indian company marketing products ranging from smartphones to power banks which are often the cheapest among the competitors in the segment.

The Intext 2622 is one such 4.1 home theatre system priced just Rs.2,200, available for purchase in the Indian market.

Design and Build Quality

The entire construction of this home theatre system is of plastics and doesn’t feel that durable.

The component speakers of this setup come with open speakers without any mesh or grille up front. This gives a raw but unique aesthetic appeal to the setup.

The subwoofer unit houses all the necessary controls along with the digital LED display and the USB/SD card slots.

The Intext 2622 also has a remote to control the volume, switch tracks, select play mode etc.

Speakers and Sound Quality

This 4.1 home theatre setup sounds decent for its asking price.

The bass, although not the best in the business sounds perfectly fine and the mids and highs compensate decently.

There is no noticeable sound distotion from these speakers. The component speakers can get loud enough to fill an entire medium sized hall.

Miscellaneous

The inbuilt FM radio tuner on this budget home theatre let’s you enjoy the local FM radio stations.

The SD card slot and the USB port also allows you to plug in and play offline media without the help of a third party device.

Verdict

If budget is one of your biggest concerns in purchasing a decent 4.1 home theatre system, the Intex 2622 is one of the best bets.

Sufficiently loud sound output with reasonable bass, SD card and USB ports , FM radio tuner – value added features such as this makes the Intex 2622 home theatre well worth its asking price.

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Unique design

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SD card, FM radio, USB port

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Bluetooth connectivity

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Average build quality

Specifications

Configuration4.1
Power Output50W RMS
USB Port1
BluetoothYes

Here it is!

The curated buying list for the best home theatre system priced under Rs.5,000 concludes here.

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